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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 9.1A

Obligation to notify Secretary about home care services

             (1)  An approved provider must notify the Secretary of the following information in relation to each home care service through which the approved provider proposes to provide home care:

                     (a)  the name and address of the service;

                     (b)  any other information of a kind specified in the Approved Provider Principles for the purposes of this section.

Note:          Approved providers have a responsibility under Part 4.3 to comply with this obligation. Failure to comply with a responsibility can result in a sanction being imposed under Part 4.4.

             (2)  The notification must be made before the approved provider first provides home care through the home care service.

             (3)  The notification must be in the form approved by the Secretary.

             (4)  If there is a change in any of the information notified under subsection (1), the approved provider must, within 28 days of the change, notify the Secretary of the change.



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